Josué Meléndez - Zinc

Mon Aug 7, 2023 to Sat Aug 12, 2023
Early Music

Josué Meléndez, (Zinc) began his musical studies in Costa Rica at the Conservatorio Castella. From 1991-1996 he studied at the Escuela Nacional de Música, University of Mexico and founded the first festival of early music in Mexico; Festival Santo Domingo de Música Antigua, where he conducted L’Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi and many other projects. In 1997, Josué moved to The Hague where he received two diplomas in recorders from the Koninklijk Conservatorium, including one with distinction for new music. From 2002 to 2006 he studied zinc at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis with Bruce Dickey.

Since then he has worked as a tinker player and recorder player worldwide in concerts and CD recordings with leading early music ensembles such as Concerto Palatino, La Fenice, Les Cornets Noirs, Musica Fiata, Oltremontano, Nederlandse Bach Vereniging and with renowned conductors such as Ton Koopman, Jordi Savall, Gabriel Garrido, Rinaldo Alessandrini, Claudio Cavina, Phillip Herreweghe, Paul van Nevel, Thomas Hengelbrock, Sigiswald Kuijken and others. and teaches at the University of Music Trossingen and the summer academies of Nepi and Urbino.

Course description
The course is aimed at prospective tine owners. We will address technical issues in different repertoires, including approach, articulation, diminution and solmisation, which are necessary for the correct reading of the vocal repertoire. Between the southern and northern Alps there were waves of musical influences in both directions, marking the golden ages of zinc and documenting a wide and varied repertoire for this instrument. In combination with the trombone lessons we will play works from around 1600, but other repertoire is also welcome. In group sessions we will learn how to use diminution books to improve our game. In particular, we will explore the books of G. B. Boviceli, Riccardo Rognono and Francesco Rognoni.


Normal: €412.00
Reduced: €327.00


Volkshochschule Neuburg

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